A talent manager’s group has called on their members not to work with actor Baron Geisler who urinated on co-star Ping Medina during a shooting of the film “Bubog” recently.
The decision was made during an emergency meeting of the officers and members of the Professional Artist Managers, Inc. (PAMI) in response to the letter of complaint received from Medina last November 30.
Geisler, 34, is one of the talents of Arnold Vegafria.
The statement read:
“Ping Medina wrote that ‘Baron urinated on my torso and face without my permission.’ PAMI strongly condemns this disgusting act and behavior of Geisler;”
“After a thorough discussion and deliberation during the meeting, in the presence of Geisler’s manager and PAMI member, Arnold Vegafria, PAMI unanimously arrived at the decision to inhibit all our artists from working with Geisler in any movie and television projects for an indefinite period;”
“PAMI received Vegafria’s assurance that he will refuse to accept any projects until such time that Geisler is mentally fit and psychologically stable to resume his work as an actor;”
“In addition, Vegafria filed a formal complaint questioning the capacity of the movie’s producer/director, Arlyn Dela Cruz, to exercise control and assume full responsibility on the set, that could have prevented this regrettable incident to happen;”
“As managers, when we send our artists to the set, it is with our complete trust that the producer and director will protect and ensure the safety of our artists. Therefore, we have also unanimously agreed to inhibit all our artists from accepting any projects involving Arlyn Dela Cruz;”
“As always, PAMI is together with the industry in aspiring for a healthy, safe and professional working environment.”
Geisler has apologized to Medina for his behavior.
But Dela Cruz said that both Geisler and Medina will not longer be part of the film.